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Avoid turning or twisting your body while lifting or holding a heavy object. What is meant by “lifting and twisting”? Have you ever picked up something heavy and turned without moving your feet? This can happen when lifting and offloading a gravel or snow-filled shovel for example. This sort of…

What does it mean when safety professionals talk about “struck by…” injuries?  It’s a term to describe an incident or injury where a worker is “struck by…” “struck against” or “caught in…”  an object, tool, material, vehicle or piece of equipment or machinery. In 2021, over a quarter of all…